Lina Doumani Khalil has been involved in the field of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics for almost twenty years. Her experience covers all areas of Diet and Disease Therapy especially Diabetes, Heart Disease, Eating Disorders and Psychology of Eating, Weight Loss and Obesity.
She has a Masters Degree in clinical Nutrition and Dietetics from King’s College – University of London – UK. She is trained in New England Deaconess Hospital, Boston, MA, with a stay at Joslin Diabetic Center. She did her Food Service Management and Production of clinical diets training was at St. Mary’s Hospital – Paddington, UK.
Lina has worked as an instructor in clinical Nutrition and Dietetics at the American University of Beirut. She headed Dietary Departments in several hospitals. In Dubai, she worked with General Medical Centre for more than five years consulting patients on diet and disease and putting them on effective weight loss programs that suits their lifestyle. As far as public media is concerned Lina was part of “Dubai This Morning Show” on Dubai TV for more than a year, where she gave advice on proper eating habits, tackled recent topics on optimum health and answered questions of viewers.
As an active member of the American Dietetic Association, Lina has attended a large number of seminars and herself gave seminars on several topics relating to nutrition, like controversies of weight loss diets, Your life style and your weight, Benefits of green tea, etc. In public and community work, Lina has been active in several school projects that focused on Health awareness for school children and teacher.
Lately, Lina has found her passion in helping people with Anorexia Nervosa. Along with the psychiatrist, the cognitive behavioural therapist and Lina’s experience in eating disorders, form a multidisciplinary team that tackle anorexia in a very professional manner.
Her approach for diet therapy with her patients is very individualized and personalized. Each patient is taken care of as a private case and treated according to his/her lifestyle and personal needs.
Being your personal dietician Lina helps you achieve your personal goals in reaching optimum health and good eating habits. Targets are set on the first visit and from there on you are followed closely until your targets are met.